8/2/13

July '13 Favorites

This month's favorites are short but sweet. I was sick for the most of July which resulted to weekends staying in at home and I just wasn't feeling my best and my usually positive self for the most part of this month. Although I still managed to choose a couple of things that I've been consistently using and discovered & loved within July.

For skincare, I've been really loving both my Avene Thermal Spring Water that I've owned for several months now (and used ever since) and my Kiehl's Line-Reducing Eye-Brightening Concentrate (phew) that I've just recently purchased. I spray the Thermal Spring Water all over my face, day and night, after I cleanse, I just find this a really refreshing way to hydrate my skin. As for the Kiehl's Concentrate, it's sort of a love-hate relationship. I've noticed that my dark circles have slightly lightened, though it didn't help me in the fine-lines department that it suggests it would, at all. 

I've owned Vichy's Dermablend Corrective Foundation for awhile but would only use it for occasions when I wanted a heavy coverage. Though recently I've been using this during the daytime too, but in tiny dollops. A little goes a long way for the day! Dior's Rosy Glow is my favorite and go-to blush of the month, and lives in my bag. You achieve a beautiful, natural looking flush when you use this and I love how it has a mirror and a really good quality brush that makes reapplying hassle-free.

Me without some color on my finger nails would be an odd sight to see, but unfortunately there's a price for everything including pretty looking fingertips: brittle, unhealthy, flaky nails. The Sally Hansen Continuous Treatment Strength has fixed that issue (the top layer of my nails would peel off) and have made them super healthy. My favorite nail polish as of late is Essie's Absolutely Shore! Check out my review here

A new favorite drink that I just discovered, Namyang Crushed Peach Juice from Tous les Jours. Plus a necklace from H&M that I've been wearing a lot!

Have you tried any of these products? What are your favorites for July?

47 comments:

  1. omg the dior rosy glow!! it has raved so much i wish i could try it

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    1. One of my favorite blushes hands down!!

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  2. The Dior blush is such a beautiful colour! I love really distinctive pink colours because they transfer onto the skin so well! Lovely =)

    Erin, xx

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    1. Me too! It's supposed to react with the moisture in each skin type for a "tailor-made" healthy glow. What's not to love? ♥

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  3. I have to get this Essie polish!

    xx

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  4. I need that Dior blush it is gorgeous! xx

    Claire | Claire does beauty

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    1. It's quite expensive but worth the money in my opinion!

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  5. Hope you're feeling better again. I haven't tried anything but the Dior blush and the Essie nail polish are marvelous. Have a wonderful Friday.

    xx Mira

    www.glamdevils.com

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    1. Thank you Mira, I am! Feeling a lot better now :)

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  7. Nice monthly favorites c:
    That peach drink sounds super refreshing!
    Xx

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    1. Thank you Ice! It is, it has peach bits and stuff too soo good ♥

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  8. Oh wow that Dior blush is BEAUTIFUL! I seriously need it in my life <3 xxx

    Gemma | ♥ Miss Makeup Magpie ♥

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    1. It seriously is! You can tell how much I've been using it lately, the Dior words are almost gone!

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  9. I have heard so many good things about the color Absolutely Shore! It is definitely on my list of colors to try out.

    Ring-a-Round a Rosey

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    1. You'll love it especially for the warmer months :)

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  10. Hello Jessica,
    Thank you for following me. I followed you back! super cute blog you got btw. Btw, I hope you feel better...being sick is no fun :'(. I love Asian drinks...they are so so cute! hope you visit me again sometime.
    XOXO
    Charlotte

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    1. Thank you Charlotte :) Yup I'm feeling like my old self again!

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  11. Nice favourites. Absolutely Shore is one of my all time favourite nail polishes, but I also love Butler Please and Tart Deco. I have always wanted to try the Dior Rosy Glow, I wonder if it is similar to Pink Swoon by MAC at all...

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    1. Thank you!! I haven't tried Butler Please yet but I do own Tart Deco and I love that :) I haven't tried Pink Swoon yet so I'm not sure either, sorry!

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  12. The Dior blush sounds beautiful :) I need to find a new eye cream soon and I am thinking of trying one from Kiehl's, so it's good to know your thoughts on that one! I'm also interested in their avocado eye treatment. Lovely post!

    Ellie | Ellalogy

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    1. I've been using it every night since it's the only eye cream I have, and it helped with my dark circles a bit. Although I've noticed that if I stop using it for a few days, my dark circles are back so I don't think the brightening effect is permanent. I try to avoid applying it close to my lower lash line too cause it makes my eyes a bit itchy. Will do a more detailed review soon! :)

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  13. Love the Dior blush!! It's a really great product!!

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    Hope you can follow back!!

    Have a great weekend! XOXO ♥ Kia | FOLLOWS BACK!

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    1. Thanks so much Kia! ♥ Following you back on all three!!

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  14. H&M accessories are good (: , lovely July's favorite! xx

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    1. I love everything from H&M! Thank you :)

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  15. The Dior blush is forever on my wishlist but never really been on top priority - it's just .. there. Have you done a review on this (with an FOTD)? I might be tempted. Cos everything looks great on you!!

    The Avene thermal spring water is ♥ :) I love it, too. As in.

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    1. Nope not yet but soon though! :) Ahh I love it too! Some people might think it's useless but I can't live without it ♥

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  16. Nice blush color..

    Maybe we can follow each other!!
    Happy weekend..
    Keep in touch,
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  17. your photos look amazing!

    if you have time i would be thankful if you checked out my blog :)

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    Thank you!

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    1. Aw thank you!! Will check it out :)

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    1. You're too sweet! I'm not a great writer but I try, I really do ♥ Thanks again Talisa!!

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  19. Hey hey.
    First time visiting your lovely space and I'm already "addicted" girl your layout is amazing!! Keep going with this amazing job!! :)

    With love, Bárbara
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    1. Really? It's super simple since I'm not techie...like at all. Hahaha! But thank you! :)

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  20. Essie *o*!
    i follow you now on GFC & Bloglovin :-)
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  21. I really want to try the Dior blush, but cannot justify another blush purchase at the mo. Love your blog. New follower :)
    MISSY IN THE MIRROR

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  22. That Essie varnish is a beautiful colour if i owned it it would be in my monthly faves too! x

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  23. Ooh that blush is GORGEOUS! I think my roommate has Absolutely Shore, I'm going to have to borrow it the next time I paint my nails (:

    Thanks so much for commenting on/following my blog, I love love love yours! (:

    xx
    Natalie | Salt & Sail

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    1. Oooh perks of having roommates haha do it do it! And you're welcome, love yours too! :)

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  24. That Dior blush looks heavenly! I love Avene Thermal Spring Water - it's my favourite for a refreshing and soothing mist. I'm actually wearing Essie Absolutely Shore on my nails right now with Revlon Whimsical :)

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